General manager Jon Daniels says the Texas Rangers are a “very motivated group” heading into the offseason after their second consecutive season-ending loss in the World Series.
The Cardinals have the home field advantage, thanks to Prince Fielder’s homer off Rangers pitcher C.J. Wilson in July’s MLB All-Star Game.
Former Texas prospect Blake Beavan shutdown the Rangers for eight innings, Texas second baseman Ian Kinsler made a costly throwing error that led to three Seattle runs and the Mariners beat the Rangers 4-0 on Friday night.
C.J. Wilson scattered five singles over eight shutout innings, and the Rangers beat Oakland 8-1 to eliminate the Athletics from playoff contention.
C.J. Wilson threw a five-hitter, David Murphy drove in four runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-0 on Tuesday night.
C.J. Wilson was perfect for five innings before exiting in the seventh with a hand injury, helping the Rangers beat the Rays 7-2 on Thursday night.
Vernon Wells hit the first of the Angels’ five solo home runs and had an RBI triple to back up Ervin Santana pitching on short rest in Los Angeles’ 8-4 victory over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers on Saturday night.
C.J. Wilson threw 6 2-3 scoreless innings for his 13th victory and Mike Napoli hit a three-run homer as the AL West-leading Texas Rangers returned home with a 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.
Rangers left-hander C.J. Wilson apparently isn’t too fond of Oakland, where he will make his next start. “I hate pitching there,” Wilson said.
Brandon Morrow won for the third time in four starts, and Toronto beat Texas 7-3 on Sunday, handing the Rangers their fourth loss in six games.
Angels ace Jered Weaver pitched a gem against the Rangers, winning a duel with C.J. Wilson and capitalizing on an error for a 1-0 victory.
C.J. Wilson pitched seven effective innings, Mike Napoli hit a first-inning grand slam off Gio Gonzalez, and the Texas Rangers stretched their winning streak to five games with an 8-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night a night after a fan was killed in a fall while catching a foul ball.